Watch the 60's R&B online guitar lesson by David Hamburger from Blues Alchemy

When I first started developing the material for this course, I was talking with Boston singer and guitarist Paul Rishell about various people's styles. His observation was that, more than the notes they chose, it was all about each individual's choice of tone and attack. As he put it, when it comes to pentatonic scales, it's like everyone's telling the same joke. "It's just, you know," he continued, "some people really know how to tell a joke, and some people don't."